In modern times, dogs may be pampered, but historically, a dog's life wasn't much to bark about. Hence a dog's chance is a small chance.
To understand a word, we need to learn where it was born, what paths it took to reach where it is today, and how it has changed along the way. The word 'nice' is a positive word today, but hundreds of years ago, it meant 'stupid.'
Hindi is my mother tongue. Even though I do not get to use it as often, it's still a part of me.
No matter where we live, we have to use words. Once you've been looking into words, their stories, it's easy to fall in love with them.
Words in a person's word stock are like paints on a palette. It helps to have just the right shade when you need it.